Ragfish (Icosteus aenigmaticus)

Also known as Fan-tailed Ragfish


Also known as Fan-tailed Ragfish.

Found off-shore, close to the bottom.
They feed on cephalopods, fish and jellyfish.
Juveniles found in shallow waters or off-shore near the surface.
Length - 200cm
Depth - 0-1400m
Widespread North Pacific

Ragfishes are soft boned, spineless and scaleless, deep water bottom fish more often than not found in the stomachs of sperm whales. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/3929


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